July 4 closure

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours will commence Tuesday, July 5.

Franklin Pickup Window Closed

The Franklin Avenue Library pickup window is closed until further notice. If you are scheduled to pick up your holds at the window, please go inside Franklin Avenue Library to do so.

Reading on the Margins Book Discussion

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Book Clubs

Age Group:

Adults

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Join us once a month to discuss books by underrepresented authors. Our goal is to amplify these voices and experiences while discussing social issues in the context of fiction and non-fiction books.

'There's really no such thing as the 'voiceless.' There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard." -Arundhati Roy

Our March selection is Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters. Copies will be available for pick-up at the Franklin Ave Library Information Desk starting February 11th.